Stories tagged “particles”

  • Fantasyland XIV

    Meanwhile in a cluttered room across town a wizard’s nerves got the better of him and he succumbed to a temporary eye twitch. His anxiety was warranted as he was soon about to discover whether he would cause the end of the world or start a new o...

  • To the Event Horizon

    Fast were the reactions. Virtual particle/antiparticle pairs appeared, interacted with space-time, disappeared. Some annihilated one another, but others were torn apart as the black hole swallowed one, letting the other one loose unto the Universe. The...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Everything you know is...

    It was a private conference when the team leader at the Large Hadron Collider spoke the news. “So far, over the past year of successful runs on the LHC, we have found no evidence for the Higgs particle.” The assembled scientists murmured in...

  • Down the Rabbit Hole

    “…So, where does this new mass and energy go?” asked the chief researcher for one of the LHC projects. The team leader sipped his coffee and said, “We think it’s rolled up into another dimension. The folks at CERN are havi...